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Help Me Monitor Bullying at School

Written by Gary North on September 10, 2016


Bullying at schools is widespread. The schools seem unable to put a stop to it. I have written in the past on what kids can do. But few will. I want help in monitoring this phenomenon. If you read about a case of bullying locally, please send me a link to the article. Please summarize […]

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A Young Mother Whose Success Gives Me Hope

Written by Gary North on September 10, 2016


Someone came across a review of the Ron Paul Curriculum. It got forwarded to me. This tool isn’t free, but it has been a life-saver for me over the past year and is really inexpensive compared to other programs available online. The Ron Paul Curriculum has online classes for all of the core subjects including […]

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The Value of a College Degree

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016


This is a really good presentation. He recommends apprenticeship. So do I. He recommends learning a skill. So do I. He recommends community colleges because the teaching is better. So do I. He does not recommend online accredited schools for under $15,000. He warns about the Ph.D. glut. I knew this was coming in 1966. […]

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On Understanding What You Read

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016


In the past three weeks, I have been sent two emails regarding a review I wrote in 2012 of a silly anti-Communist documentary, Agenda (2010). The thesis of this documentary is that Communism is not only alive and well, it is about to conquer America. In fact, we are almost out of time. Communism is […]

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Seminaries vs. Church Growth

Written by Gary North on July 23, 2016


So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him. And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my […]

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How to Write Like Thomas Jefferson

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016


The Declaration was an exercise in rhetoric: verbal persuasion. He had to persuade at least half a dozen different audiences. Until a student identifies all of them, he will not understand the Declaration. Yet this is rarely taught, even at the upper division college level. You have to know what he was trying to do. […]

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The Declaration of Independence: America’s Greatest Ad

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2016


On this day 240 years ago, New England’s most famous independent wholesaler, John Hancock, and Congress’s stenographer, Charles Thomson, signed a parchment. We celebrate that signing annually, often by setting off low-tariff fireworks imported from China. Most Americans know little about the background of this event. The details they recall from a high school textbook […]

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Defensive Burn-Out

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016


And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not (Gal. 6:9). After years or even decades “in the trenches,” people who have dedicated their time and money to a defensive cause tend to get burned out. In the mid-1950’s, the woman who first introduced […]

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